U.S. Embassy Warns Americans to Stay Away from Kabul Airport Due to Security Threats – 08/25/2021 – World

The US Embassy in Afghanistan has warned its citizens to stay away from Kabul airport and urged anyone near the access gates to immediately leave the area due to unspecified security threats. near the site.

The warning came as some 1,500 Americans still in Afghanistan try to get to the airport to leave the country before the August 31 deadline. Tens of thousands of Afghans camp outside the air complex in an attempt to escape in recent flights.

In the statement, the embassy said it would only go to the airport for those who receive individual instructions from a US government official. Washington has constantly warned of potential threats to the site and some accesses have been temporarily closed.

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